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Add 10/5 and 2/20

1st number: 2 0/5, 2nd number: 2/20

10/5 + 2/20 is 21/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 20 is 20
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 4 = 20,
    10/5 = 10 × 4/5 × 4 = 40/20
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 1 = 20,
    2/20 = 2 × 1/20 × 1 = 2/20
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/20 + 2/20 = 40 + 2/20 = 42/20
  5. 42/20 simplified gives 21/10
  6. So, 10/5 + 2/20 = 21/10
    In mixed form: 21/10

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